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Vance County Chosen as Pilot for Award-Winning Mobile Medication Program

Vance County will be the first county in North Carolina to implement an award-winning mobile medication program to reduce hospitalization costs and readmission for adults with severe psychiatric illness.

Managed by Daymark Recovery Services, Vance County Mobile Medication Program will launch by early spring and aims to enroll 100 patients by the end of 2015. Patients with a history of psychiatric hospitalizations or repeated emergency department visits for behavioral health needs will be asked to participate.

Haywood Loses Jobs, Coverage Under State Legislative Decision

A new study released last month highlights the economic and employment results of not expanding Medicaid in counties across North Carolina. The report predicts that if North Carolina continues to decline to expand Medicaid, 43,000 fewer jobs will be created by 2020 statewide. Specifically it is predicted that Haywood County will have 115 fewer jobs. Shelby Harrell, The Mountaineer, January 9, 2015

Trust Accepting Applications for February 2016 Grant Cycle

The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust is currently accepting both Poor and Needy and Health Care Division grant applications for the upcoming February 2016 grant cycle. To be eligible for funding, applicants must complete an advance consultation with the Trust before submitting an application.

Please find the Poor and Needy Division application process here. The application can be accessed here.